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Memory training for the immune system

After an infection of the human body with a pathogen, a cascade of reactions will usually be set into motion. Amongst others, specific cells of the immune system known as T cells get activated in the lymph node and will subsequently divide and proliferate. At the same time, these cells will gain certain functions, that […]

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Systematic parental training helps the well-being of preschool children with ADHD

Research findings from Aarhus University and the Central Denmark Region’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre show that quality of life is poorer for preschool children with ADHD compared to children from the control population. But the children’s quality of life can be significantly improved using treatment without medication. Hyperactivity, difficulty concentrating, impulsive behavior and problems […]

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I hated gym class at school and have a negative relationship with exercise as a result. How do I move past this and develop a positive mindset?

Samantha Lee/Business Insider A lot of people hate sport at school and that can lead to damaging thoughts around exercise as an adult. You can change this though. Reflect on your childhood experiences, be kind to who you were then, but know that you're not stuck in one box forever, advised personal trainer and sports therapist Joslyn […]

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What is altitude training, and does it make you fitter faster?

If you’re a fitness junkie (or if you’re just interested in fitness) you’ve probably come across the newest fitness craze that is altitude training. Targeting everything from weight loss, aerobic conditioning, agility, muscle development, tone, enhanced flexibility, core strength, relaxation and stress management, proponents of altitude training promise that anyone who invests in it will […]